Led by renowned historian John Stauffer of Harvard University, the seminar will explore the rich tradition of protest literature in the United States from the American Revolution to the present.
Roadcap will join K-12 teachers, library educators, and National Park Service interpreters, who were selected in a competitive process by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Seminar participants will work with primary source documents provided by their professor and the Gilder Lehrman Collection, enrich their knowledge with tours of local historic sites, and receive reading materials, full room and board, and a travel stipend.
This seminar is one of 30 being held this summer by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, offering over 1,000 educators the chance to study American history with leading historians at top institutions throughout the United States and United Kingdom. Since the program’s inception, more than 10,000 educators have participated in Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars.
More information about this seminar and a complete list of 2016 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars is available at www.gilderlehrman.org/teacherseminars.
About the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
The Gilder Lehrman Institute, founded in 1994 by philanthropists Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman, is a nonprofit organization devoted to the teaching and learning of American history. The Institute has developed an array of programs for schools, teachers, and students that operate in all fifty states, including a network of nearly 9,000 Affiliate Schools and a website that features more than 60,000 unique historical documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection. The Institute’s programs have been recognized by awards from the White House, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Organization of American Historians. Each year, the Institute offers support and resources to tens of thousands of teachers, and, through them, enhances the education of over a million students. For further information, visit www.gilderlehrman.org or call (646) 366-9666.
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